×

SparkFun Electronics will be closed on November 26, 2020 and November 27, 2020 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will begin normal operations at 9:00 AM Mountain Time on November 30, 2020.

×

Please see all COVID-19 updates here as some shipments may be delayed due to CDC safety and staffing guidelines. If you have an order or shipping question please refer to our Customer Support page. For technical questions please check out our Forums. Thank you for your continued support.

amanisdude

Member Since: December 8, 2010

Country: United States

  • This might be regarded as a stupid question, but is the core of your hook-up wire pure copper or a copper-nickel alloy? I had ordered this a couple of years ago, and the color of the core was silvery, indicating it was probably either tinned or the latter.

  • Is the datasheet correct in indicating that the internal "diodes" are aligned with the conventional current flow, not against it? If so, wouldn't it be pretty difficult to use these to "trickle charge" a battery?
    ("Trickle charge" always seems to be in quotes, so I'm wondering if it can really trickle charge anything, or if those words imply something else, like some sort of "simulated" trickle charge.)

No public wish lists :(